members to die since president obama declared the end of the combat operations phase. in this country, a wind-driven wildfire covering 7,000 acres in the foothills outside boulder, colorado, has doubled in size just today, destroyed dozens of houses in its path. about 3,000 residents evacuated from their homes. by the way, some of the homes that were lost belonged to the firefighters that were trying to put the fire out. gusty winds grounded a lot of air tanker aircraft for much of the day today which, of course, hurt the firefighting effort. tropical storm hermine is pounding texas with heavy rain tonight, though it's expected to lose power and weaken to a tropical depression during the night, it's carrying a lot of rain. the storm is just about the size of the state of texas, hammering houston, san antonio all day today, packing sustained winds of 40 miles an hour wit higher gusts and as much as 10 inches of rain could fall on some areas before it's over.